child support Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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child supportnoun [U]

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money that someone gives the ​mother or ​father of ​theirchildren when they do not ​live with the ​children
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(Definition of child support from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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child supportnoun [U]

 /ˈtʃɑɪld səˌpɔrt/
moneypaid by a ​parent for the ​livingexpenses of a child when the ​parent is no ​longerliving with the child
(Definition of child support from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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